Flakka: The “$5 Insanity”

Flakka: The “$5 Insanity”

May 20

By Joe Schimmel Flakka, a relatively new designer drug that burst onto the scene in 2012, with its epicenter in Florida, claimed the lives of 126 people in 2013 alone and is rapidly spreading to other states throughout the country. Flakka is an ascending drug because it is cheap and only costs three to five dollars a hit. It is cheaper than heroin and up to 10 times cheaper than ecstasy/molly....

The Horrors of Heroin

The Horrors of Heroin

Feb 12

By Joe Schimmel The late actor, Phillip Seymour Hoffman, fearing for his life due to alcohol and drug abuse, admitted himself into rehab at the young age of 22. Several years later, at the age of 46, he was found dead on Super Bowl Sunday, February 2, 2014 in a Manhattan apartment with a syringe still stuck in his arm. Hoffman, who won an Oscar for portraying the author Truman Capote in the 2005...

Mommy, Don’t Eat Me!

Mommy, Don’t Eat Me!

Nov 15

By Chad Davidson If 50 million babies murdered by their own mothers in the womb isn’t repulsive enough, some mothers – and fathers for that matter – are now becoming so depraved that they are willing not only to murder, but eat their own children! Sadly, the cannibalistic endeavors of these parents has become so prevalent that the University of Montreal did a study to try to find out what...

The Marketing of Molly

The Marketing of Molly

Nov 07

By Chad Davidson JOE CAMEL ADVERTISING CAMPAIGN VIOLATES FEDERAL LAW, FTC SAYS Agency Charges R.J. Reynolds With Causing Substantial Injury to the Health and Safety of Children and Adolescents Under 18 The Joe Camel advertising campaign violates federal law, the Federal Trade Commission charged today. The campaign, which the FTC alleges was successful in appealing to many children and...

Flesh-eating ‘zombie’ drug ‘kills you from the inside out

Flesh-eating ‘zombie’ drug ‘kills you from the inside out

Oct 31

(CNN) — A flesh-eating drug that turns people into zombie-like creatures seems to have made its way to the United States. This extremely addictive injectable opioid is called krokodil (pronounced like crocodile) or desomorphine. It’s so named in part because users report black or green scaly skin as a side effect. This weekend five people were hospitalized in the Chicago suburb of...

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